Greek Chicken Cooked in Tomato (Recipe)

June 2, 2022

Greek Chicken Cooked in Tomato (Recipe)


✅ 1 ½ pound chicken in pieces- with or without skin-You can use a 3 lb. whole chicken and just double the amount of the rest of the ingredients.

✅ 2 onions diced

✅ 2 ½ tablespoons extra virgin olive oil (I use Kasandrino *FREE Bottle**)

✅ 1-2 minced garlic cloves

✅ 16-20 ounces diced tomatoes- fresh or canned

✅ 1 cinnamon stick
✅ 3-4 allspice berries

✅ 1 bay leaf

✅ Pepper to taste

✅ 1 teaspoon salt


1️⃣ In a large deep pan, heat the olive oil and sauté the chicken pieces on both sides for about 8-10 minutes total.

2️⃣ Set the chicken aside and sauté the onion until soft. Add the garlic and sauté for a minute.

3️⃣ Add the rest of the ingredients (tomato, cinnamon stick, all spice, bay leaf, salt and pepper) and about 1/3 cup of water and mix well. Add the chicken and blend.

4️⃣ Cover the pan and let it simmer for about 45 minutes, until chicken is cooked.

5️⃣ In the meantime, prepare your side dish (rice or pasta) or your salad.

6️⃣ Serve warm.


Servings : 3
Ready in : 1 hour Minutes
Course : Dinner, Lunch, Main Dish
Recipe Type : Italian, Mediterranean

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